## A metal rod will be cut into pieces that are each 1/20 meters long. The rod is 4/5 meters long. How many pieces will be made from the rod?

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A metal rod will be cut into pieces that are each 1/20 meters long. The rod is 4/5 meters long. How many pieces will be made from the rod?

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There will be 16 pieces made from the rod

4/5 ÷ 1/20

Reciprocate 1/20

4/5 ÷ 20/1

Multiply numerators and denominators of both fractions:

4 x 20 = 80

5 x 1 = 5

80/5 sinplified is 16.

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